Blog: Trauma-informed Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): A Randomized Controlled Trial with a Two-Generation Impact

Overview

ACEs Connection is a social network that supports communities to accelerate the global ACEs science movement, recognizes the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in shaping adult behavior and health, and promotes trauma-informed and resilience-building practices and policies in all communities and institutions -- from schools to prisons to hospitals and churches -- to help heal and develop resilience instead of traumatizing already traumatized people. The network creates a safe place and a trusted source where members share information, explore resources and access tools that help them work together to create resilient families, systems and communities. A companion site, ACEsTooHigh.com, provides news for the general public

This blog post, authored by  Laurie Udesky, highlights the recent findings from the article published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies.